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July 24, 2005 | Wendy Thermos, Times Staff Writer
After high school, while his parents lived in Europe for several years, Matthew G. Axelson of Cupertino, Calif., saw a chance to learn about the world and eagerly took advantage of it. Using his parents' overseas homes as his base, he traveled to Italy, Switzerland, Spain, France, England, Poland, Holland and Germany. As a political science major in college, he had a penchant for comparing other countries to the U.S., recalled his father, Cordell, who was a telecommunications manager in Europe.
June 9, 2011 | By Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Los Angeles Times
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs has revealed plans for a new headquarters for the company that "looks a little like a spaceship. " The presentation about the proposed campus, designed to hold 12,000 employees, was made before the City Council in Cupertino, Calif., Apple's present home. The company hasn't formally submitted plans to the city, but the fact that Jobs — who is on medical leave from Apple but still participating in decisions — showed up in person for the presentation Tuesday surprised many in attendance.
August 18, 2006 | Nick Schou, NICK SCHOU is an editor for OC Weekly. His book, "Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb," will be published in October.
TEN YEARS AGO today, one of the most controversial news articles of the 1990s quietly appeared on the front page of the San Jose Mercury News. Titled "Dark Alliance," the headline ran beneath the provocative image of a man smoking crack -- superimposed on the official seal of the CIA. The three-part series by reporter Gary Webb linked the CIA and Nicaragua's Contras to the crack cocaine epidemic that ripped through South Los Angeles in the 1980s.
August 12, 2005 | Robert Hollis, Special to The Times
A San Jose federal court judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Cupertino schoolteacher who accused his principal and other officials of illegally forbidding him from teaching about the religious context of America's founding. U.S. District Judge James Ware dismissed the suit, filed by fifth-grade teacher and avowed "orthodox Christian" Stephen Williams, after both sides in the case agreed to a voluntary settlement. Details of the agreement were not available.
August 28, 1996 | From Reuters
Netscape Communications Corp. gave a boost Tuesday to Apple Computer Inc.'s efforts to make the Internet a key element in its turnaround strategy. The two companies said Netscape had agreed to develop a new version of its Netscape Navigator Internet browser that supports Apple's Cyberdog Internet search software as well as OpenDoc, software backed by Apple for manipulating documents.
In the world of computer software, Symantec Corp. is this year's Cinderella. "A sexy stock in an unglamorous niche," Investor's Daily aptly describes the Cupertino-based firm. Symantec's attractions are reflected in its dazzling leap to No. 4 on this year's Times list of 100 California companies with the sharpest sales growth. Symantec's sales grew an enchanting 127.2%. The company didn't even make the chart a year ago.
October 6, 2011 | By Maria L. La Ganga, Lee Romney and Sam Quinones, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Cupertino, Calif.; Oakland and San Jose; and Los Angeles -- A truck driver for a quarry near Cupertino went on a shooting rampage early Wednesday, killing three people and wounding seven others, then leading police on a manhunt across normally placid Silicon Valley, authorities said. Shareef Allman, 47, of San Jose remained at large late Wednesday. The search was concentrated on the border between Cupertino and Sunnyvale, where Allman was last seen. Police said they had found four weapons but believed Allman remained armed and dangerous.
April 27, 2002 | From Associated Press
A man who assembled an arsenal of guns and homemade bombs while plotting a killing spree of fellow students at De Anza College was convicted Friday on 108 counts of possessing and planning to use those weapons. Al Joseph DeGuzman, 20, whose diary indicated that he intended to copy the massacre carried out by Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., could face up to 100 years in prison.
In the Southern California Division I regional final against Lynwood on Saturday at the Sports Arena, the Peninsula girls' basketball team was leading Lynwood, 46-45, with 4 minutes 56 seconds remaining. With a berth in the state championship game and a mythical national championship on the line, it was time for the Panthers to turn to their leader, senior point guard Kristen Mulligan.
September 13, 2010 | By Brandon Bailey
Hewlett-Packard Co. is continuing its recent spending spree by buying ArcSight Inc., a Cupertino, Calif., security software company, in a deal worth about $1.5 billion, the two companies confirmed Monday. HP said it would pay $43.50 a share for the company, which makes software that detects intrusion attempts on big computer networks. The deal will help HP beef up its line of software for commercial computer systems, as it increasingly tries to sell a full range of hardware, software and tech services.
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